ASUS Republic of Gamers has finally made it official with the introduction of the Maximus VI Formula Z87 gaming motherboard. We first detailed this motherboard back in June when it was debuted at Computex. This ATX motherboard is ready for the latest 4th generation Intel Core Haswell processors and is based on Intel’s new Z87 chipset.
There are quite a few innovative and exclusive features that Republic of Gamers fans expect. CrossChill hybrid air and water-cooling gives efficient heat dissipation for extreme overclocked performance, SupremeFX Formula onboard audio with a dedicated 600ohm headphone amplifier ensures immersive high-quality audio and a mini-PCIe Combo II card adds dual-band 802.11ac Wi-Fi for next-generation wireless networking. Maximus VI Formula also features Extreme Engine DIGi+ III technology and high-quality electronic components for precise power delivery with stable performance.
Here is a full list of specifications:
Chipset: Intel Z87 Express
Memory: Dual-channel DDR3 (32 GB max), 3100 MHz (OC)
Power delivery: Extreme Engine DIGI+ III (8+2 phase) with NexFET MOSFETs, 60A BlackWing chokes, 10K black metallic solid-state capacitors
- 3 x PCI Express 3.0 x16 (single @ x16, dual @ x8)
- Three-way CrossFireX @ x8/x4/x4 (native from CPU)
- 3 x PCI Express 2.0 x1
Multi-GPU support: NVIDIA SLI / AMD 3-way CrossFireX
Video outputs: DisplayPort/HDMI (up to 4K x 2K Ultra HD)
Ports: 10 x SATA 6 Gbit/s, 8 x USB 3.0, 8x USB 2.0
Networking: Intel Ethernet with ROG GameFirst II technology, mPCIe Combo II with dual-band 802.11ac Wi-Fi & Bluetooth 4.0
Audio: SupremeFX Formula, DTS Connect
Other: Sonic Radar V, ASUS OC Panel (optional)
Form factor: ATX